One even strongly swore an oath To give us a whale or an elephant If we’d vote him and also loath The other party’s government The other party promised us a ship That we’re on crossroad to choose Have we been able to rear sheep? Not to talk of beasts on the loose We only … Continue reading …because You Need my Vote
It is not as if the date was not properly fixed, nor that the couple had not dated enough to conclude resolutely they were ready to say, “I do.” Mr. Ebo was a well to do business man. He had money, so much money; a stunningly rich philanthropist who had helped many a youth realize … Continue reading If Ebo Weds Ola?
Oh fellers, fell no more woods, Fell no woods anymore for sarcophagus Here is come with us massive massacre Of the masses from the intellect That instinct is only element left Fell no trees in vain Say to bury the dead As in quantum we now die So do we be quaffed off Like … Continue reading The Apocalypse
Two cubs snarled hungrily, pursuing a hare along a narrow brook at the base of a mountain. The hare ran very hard and managed to take refuge unto a lanky tall tree by the wayside. One went ravenously after it, as the other waited so impatiently beneath the tree. The hare climbed further as the … Continue reading Across the Fangs
Arise, arise oh the Spirit of man in me Arise beside my feeble flesh and blood Here I stand unclothed of nothingness! Naked as the day I pilgrim to this earth Arise in me from your cocoon, oh spirit Arise, my spirit of man in me, raise up Arise from the caves of sin and … Continue reading Exhortation to my Spirit
Don’t Love me on 14th February Don’t love me on the fourteenth If you would wait for a day to love Or worst didn’t start from the first For there’s no better day to show Nor a special day to love like on 14th When one might think like a Midas And kiss like Judas … Continue reading Don’t Love me On 14th February Again
It’s a Miracle Unto Me, looking into her sparkling eyes and saying, “my dear mum!” She’s my sunshine, and with smiles so bright always, I haven’t known of any dark moment in my life. With these soft fingers of hers, she tendered me while I was cuddled and suckled in her warmth. She picked me … Continue reading M.U.M- Miracle Unto Me:-
Old age sometimes is like a cage That ties dreams like a bandage That the aged seems a cabbage And thus one exists in bondage It is high time and nay quite an age Frailty to senility became an adage And despair to dreams, appendage Whilst dreams have come a mileage Let the spirit hover … Continue reading Dreams Lived So Long
The proclivity of beauty through colours of oil Struggling subtly but so smoothly to touch you Like butterflies dangling in a flower garden to toil Impasto bold like mountains around the meadow Yet, gracefulness above all traits, is dominant As through the maestro’s rich spreads of paints You’re here in a most prosperous countenance O … Continue reading Diamond Rosarii
Or are lions rebels in the jungle? Rhetorics are not just mere stories What really matters is readiness Those sedated in complacence At the top get ready, as well as Those dissatisfied at the bottom Change is rebellious and infectious If you’re a king, think someone was If you’re a pauper, the rich was poor … Continue reading Rebellion
When I close my eyes still to rest I know the stars are there staring And starring o’er my little nest With tranquil night’s songs blending Whilst the sun shines ‘neath the sky To wake the dawn in bright by morn So I know you’re always, always nigh Oh what a sweet serene sojourn! The … Continue reading IJEOMA- A Beautiful Journey!
It was like a Sun’s city or City of the Sun With her ubiquitious seductive rays of gold Hovering everywhere as I drove on a fast lane Too far and near, and near and far she roved up and down; and down and up, she shone! The graceful African Sunset was everywhere The closer it … Continue reading Driving Sun
I will mourn you even if no band cares to do so I didn’t expect to see you dead today. Could it be you were tired of tweeting and flying? For you should have gone in to your nest to rest Or even sung some sweet songs to the noon sun Instead of resting here … Continue reading Dead Bird
2nd Anambra Book & Creativity Festival Theme: Reinvigorating the Literary, Creative and Cultural Enterprises in the Realities of the Millennial Turn DATE November 5-9, 2013 VENUE Women Development Centre, Awka The 2nd Anambra Book and Creativity Festival hopes to build on the first edition. It shall bring together writers, … Continue reading 2nd Anambra Book And Creativity Festival
AKURE 2013: ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS CONVENTION EVENTS AND VENUES Thursday, November 7, 2013: Collection of Registration Materials Venue: Owena Motels Welcome Dinner Venue: Babafunke Ajasin Auditorium, opposite Gani Fawehinmi Arcade Friday, November 8, 2013: Lecture & Symposium Venue: Babafunke Ajasin Auditorium, opposite Gani Fawehinmi Arcade Drama Performance & Variety Night Venue: … Continue reading Association of Nigerian Authors: 32nd Annual International Convention @Akure